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Giants Score Top NFC Seed

Take overtime victory against Panthers, 34-28

(Newser) - The New York Giants clinched the top NFC seed for the playoffs as they triumphed over the Carolina Panthers, 34-28, in an overtime nail-biter last night, the New York Times reports. In “the best game of his career,” Derrick Ward ran for 215 yards on 15 carries, with... More »

Cowboys Fall in Giant Upset

The other Manning gets another playoff win; Giants' D holds late

(Newser) - Fire up the golf cart: the Cowboys are headed to the offseason after a 21-17 home loss to the upstart New York Giants. Eli Manning was mistake-free, completing 67% of his passes for 163 yards and two touchdowns to veteran Amani Toomer. Running back Brandon Jacobs had the other score... More »

Giants Headed to Big 'D' After Win in Tampa

Eli Manning plays well as New York wins its 8th straight on the road

(Newser) - Eli Manning got the proverbial monkey off his back, leading New York to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons with a 24-14 victory over Tampa Bay, reports the Times. The  Giants overcame a slow start and put together three long scoring drives, two... More »

Giants Have Eyes on Prize in Pats Game

NY sets out to sabotage bid for history

(Newser) - Though a fixed playoff picture seemingly gives the Giants nothing to play for in Saturday's game against the unbeaten Patriots, New York wouldn't mind playing the spoiler. “No one in here is screaming ‘Let's rest!' I can tell you that," running back Brandon Jacobs tells the... More »

Giants in Playoffs After Win in Buffalo

Dramatic return of Kevin Everett not enough to carry the Bills

(Newser) - The New York Giants overcame numerous obstacles against the Bills today: the weather, five fumbles by their starting quarterback, and the emotional return to Buffalo of injured tight end Kevin Everett. Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw each topped 140 yards rushing, and the Giants bounced back from an early 14-point... More »

Giants, Manning Nurse Bruises

Shoulder likely to keep Manning out of Packers game; Jacobs, Umenyiora also iffy

(Newser) - The Giants denied that quarterback Eli Manning would miss a month because of a sore shoulder, but acknowledged that he might not play against the Packers Sunday. The sprain occurred when Dallas linebacker Anthony Spencer sacked Manning, mashing his shoulder against the turf, during the Cowboys' 45-35 win. Running back... More »

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